Biface Blade

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Object Name: 
Biface Blade
Accession Number: 
62.7.1 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.5 cm, W: 3.2 cm, Th: 1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably about 1200 BCE-800 CE
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
Primary Description: 
Biface Blade. Opaque charcoal grey obsidian with pale streaks. Lanceolate blade. One pointed end widening to middle and narrowing to rounded base. Elliptical cross-section. Semi-regular flaking pattern. One edge chipped.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Source
1962-09-20
Color: 
Material: 
Conservation of Glass (1989) p. 1, fig. 1.1; BIB# 24726
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 286, #860; BIB# 29547